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From Typhoid Mary to Bill Gates
A UI course traces the characters, scandals, and politics that define the history of public health.
Science & Humanity
The march of scientific and medical progress depends on people brave enough to take the first steps. At the University of Iowa, researchers emphasize the crucial role of their human subjects.
The science of psychology helps UI freshmen discover happiness.
Can we retrain our brains to be happier?
The human brain is surprisingly more adaptable than doctors and scientists once believed.